Academic Advisors 


MSIN program

MS28 MSIN Academic Advisor: 

Martin CarlisleMartin Carlisle email

Director of Academic Affairs, INI; Teaching Professor, INI

Martin Carlisle is an INI academic advisor, providing students petition, proposal and technical report review and approval, and advising on research topics for students undertaking projects to fulfill their program requirements. He is available by appointment to advise MS28 students on course choices and academic direction in the MSIN program.

MS29 MSIN Academic Advisor: 

Martin CarlisleGreg Kesden email

Associate Teaching Professor, INI

Greg Kesden is an INI academic advisor, providing students petition, proposal and technical report review and approval, and advising on research topics for students undertaking projects to fulfill their program requirements. He is available by appointment to advise MS29 students on course choices and academic direction in the MSIN program.


MSIS program

MS28 MSIS Academic Advisor:

Limin JiaLimin Jia email

Assistant Research Professor, INI, ECE

Limin Jia is the academic advisor to MS28 students in the MSIS program. She is available by appointment to advise students on course choices and academic direction.

MS29 MSIS Academic Advisor: 

Martin CarlisleMartin Carlisle email

Director of Academic Affairs, INI; Teaching Professor, INI

Martin Carlisle is an INI academic advisor, providing students petition, proposal and technical report review and approval, and advising on research topics for students undertaking projects to fulfill their program requirements. He is available by appointment to advise MS29 students on course choices and academic direction in the MSIS program.

Kobe MSIT-IS program

Nicolas ChristinNicolas Christin email

Assistant Research Professor, INI, CyLab, ECE

Nicolas Christin is the academic advisor to students in the Kobe MSIT-IS. He is available by appointment to advise students on course choices and academic direction.


Pittsburgh-Silicon Valley MSIT-MOB program

Pei ZhangPei Zhang email

Associate Research Professor, INI, CyLab, ECE

Pei Zhang is the academic advisor to students in the Pittsburgh-Silicon Valley MSIT-Mobility (MOB) program. He is available by appointment to advise students on course choices and academic direction.


Pittsburgh-Silicon Valley MSIT-IS program

Patrick Tague

Patrick Tague email

Associate Director, INI; Associate Research Professor, INI, CyLab, ECE

Patrick Tague is the academic advisor to students in the Pittsburgh-Silicon Valley MSIT-Information Security (IS) program. He is available by appointment to advise students on course choices and academic direction.


Pittsburgh-Silicon Valley MSIT-SM program

Gladys MercierGladys Mercier email

Director, Software Management Program

Gladys Mercier is the academic advisor to students in the Pittsburgh-Silicon Valley MSIT-Software Management (SM) program. She is available by appointment to advise students on course choices and academic direction.